Armed police called to Tooting Broadway Tube station in London


Tooting Broadway tube station evacuated by armed police after man 'threatens people with scissors'

The scene outside Tooting Broadway station this afternoon (Picture: Max Farrington Smith/Twitter)

Armed police have been called to Tooting Broadway Tube station after reports of a man wielding scissors.

Part of the northern line in south London was evacuated at around 1.30pm.

A spokesman for the Metropolitan Police said: ‘Police were called to reports of a man, reportedly armed with scissors, threatening passengers on a train bound for Tooting Broadway underground station.

‘Officers, included armed officers, attend Tooting Broadway station and a search of the… Read the full story